OUR ACTIVITIES

STATE PROTECTION OF WILDLIFE

Article 55. State protection of animal world

1. The state protection of the animal world of the Republic of Kazakhstan (hereinafter — the state protection of the animal world) consists of employees of specialized organizations for the protection of animal world in charge of the protection, reproduction and use of the animal world.

2. The State protection of the animal world is granted the right to perform its duties:

1) check the documents of individuals and legal entities for the right to hunt and (or) fish;

2) draw up reports on administrative offences in the field of protection, reproduction and use of animal life in accordance with the Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan on administrative offences;

3) excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated May 24, 2018 No. 156-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the day of its first official publication);

4) carry out, in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, inspection of vehicles, other objects and places, and, if necessary, a personal search of detained persons;

5) excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated May 24, 2018 No. 156-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the day of its first official publication);

6) to wear uniforms with insignia (without shoulder straps) and service weapons in the manner prescribed by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

7) to detain and deliver to law enforcement agencies persons who have committed offenses in the field of protection, reproduction and use of the animal world;

8) seize from individuals and legal entities firearms used in violation of the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the field of protection, reproduction and use of the animal world, prohibited types of hunting tools, illegally obtained objects of the animal world and products of their vital activity and decide on their further ownership in the order established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

3. State protection of animal world is obliged:

1) prevent and suppress offenses in the field of protection, reproduction and use of the animal world;

2) send information, claims and other materials on the facts of violations of the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the field of protection, reproduction and use of wildlife to the authorized and law enforcement agencies, the court.

3) excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 28.10.2019 No. 268-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the day of its first official publication);

4) excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 28.10.2019 No. 268-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the day of its first official publication).

4. Officials of the state protection of animal world are allowed to store, carry and use special means and service weapons in the manner prescribed by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

5. Officials of the state protection of wildlife in the manner prescribed by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan are provided with uniforms with insignia (without shoulder straps) and service weapons.

6. The activity of the state protection of wildlife is determined by the Regulations on the state protection of wildlife, approved by the authorized body.

Footnote. Article 55 as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 21.01.2010 No. 242-IV (the order of enforcement see Article 2); dated 25.01.2012 No. 548-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); dated 29.09.2014 No. 239-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the day of its first official publication); dated May 24, 2018 No. 156-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the day of its first official publication); dated 28.10.2019 No. 268-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the day of its first official publication).